|Submission Date||March 6, 2020|
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications
|1.60 / 2.00|
Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:
The Office of Sustainability & Climate Action maintains a Facebook page, where we promote events on campus and in NYC, as well as share news and resources surrounding sustainability. https://www.facebook.com/BarnardSustainability/
We also circulate an e-newsletter, published 2 times per semester, which provides updates on sustainable initiatives and information on events.
Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:
Across campus, we have consistent signage that informs students how to sort their waste properly. Each sign, Landfill, Single-stream Recycling, Organics, and Special, uses images of the items that can be disposed of in each bins. Each sign directs the community to reach out to the office of sustainability if they have any questions.
Here is the URL for our waste collection signage: https://barnard.edu/sites/default/files/inline-files/Waste%20Collection%20Signage%20pdfs.pdf
We also have signs across campus with a map of all the locations with water-bottle filling stations.
Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
We provide first-year students with a Sustainability Guide, with information on courses and student groups relating to sustainability, as well as recommendations for living sustainably in the dorms (sorting waste properly, buying used, limiting water consumption). Link to the guide: https://barnard.edu/sites/default/files/inline-files/Sustainability%20Guide%202019.pdf
A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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